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Cycling in Richmond – 5% share of transport, 100% of transport complaints

Last week I went to the local Police Liaison Group. For an activity which provides 5% of Richmond transport (according to our local cycling champion), cycling certainly turned up in a lot of complaints and issues. Firstly, a gentleman asked … Continue reading

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This infrastructure lark – I don’t *quite* get it …

This is the lovely new cycle parking at Richmond station. It’s very popular, and is – by most measures – a very nice thing.  It’s just that, to get to it – a facility where you can park well over … Continue reading

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Where can we spend £12k on parking bicycles?

Richmond apparently has £12k to spend on cycle parking, and apparently no-one at the cycling liaison group has made any suggestions. So I thought I’d offer a few: Firstly, why not encourage more people to take the bike to Kew? … Continue reading

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It’s easier to park you car then to ask someone to slow down

So Richmond also thinks that 20mph zones are a good idea – based on this week’s Cycling Liaison Group discussion. But they’re a good idea in a different way to removing yellow lines. Because, to remove yellow lines, you need a … Continue reading

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Richmond sucks up “smoothing traffic flow” from TfL

Richmond recently announced plans to curb the blight of excessive parking restrictions from our borough. So this blogger wondered, how do they choose? And it turns out to be not especially scientific, sadly, or indeed to be taking into account, … Continue reading

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